Who Bought Apyterewa’s Illegal Cattle?

How cattle raised illegally in an Indigenous Territory in the Brazilian Amazon were laundered into the supply chains of JBS and Frigol

EIA follows the path of illegally raised cattle from the Apyterewa Indigenous Territory into the supply chains of major meat companies. The report identifies urgent actions to decouple cattle ranching from deforestation and crime in the Brazilian Amazon.


Shipping the Forest

Millions of Tons of Illegal Timber from Mozambique, Including Conflict Timber, are Exported to China for Luxury Furniture

EIA’s multi-year investigation reveals how the timber trade between Mozambique and China, reliant upon major global shipping lines, finances violent insurgents and violates log export bans.

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Press Release

Millions of tons in illegal logs shipped from Mozambique to China

Some of this trade finances insurgency in the Cabo Delgado province

A multi-year investigation indicates that the laundering of illegal and conflict timber from Mozambique is made possible by systemic corrupt practices in the timber sector, while transport to China relies on insufficient due diligence from global shipping lines.